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Ali Al Sabah Military Academy

SECTION 01121
SPECIAL SYSTEMS
Website and Construction Cameras
PART 1 GENERAL

1.01

1.02

1.03

WORK INCLUDED
A.

Project Construction Site Cameras and Video Streaming Servers

B.

Project Web site

C.

Network & Infrastructure

D.

Internet Connectivity

REFERENCE STANDARDS
A.

BS ISO 12006-2 ............ Building construction. Organization of information about


construction works. Framework for classification of information

B.

ISO/TR 19033 ............... Technical product documentation -- Metadata for construction


documentation

C.

ISO/IEC 24762 .............. Information technology -- Security techniques -- Guidelines for


information and communications technology disaster recovery
services

QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.

Requirements of the following organizations shall be conformed to, as appropriate:


1.

2.

Codes, ordinances, rules and regulations of the State of Kuwait and its lawful
enforcement agencies.
a

Ministry of Communications, Kuwait

Ministry of Information, Kuwait

Ministry of Defense, Kuwait

International Standards Organization

B.

Works covered by this Section shall be executed by experienced specialists, engaged


in the installation and maintenance of a related sector as primary business for at least
three (3) years immediately preceding years in Kuwait.

C.

Description of the solutions and system components stated in the tender documents
are intended to define functional requirements of an acceptable solution, integral with
the whole of the Contract. These shall not be interpreted outside that context and the
Contractor in his tender shall highlight and allow for alterations / modifications to the
system or the system components; which in his opinion are necessary to accomplish
the intended purpose.

D.

Solutions supplied shall have local agent(s) certified by manufacturer(s) to maintain the
systems during the entire project tenure. .

E.

Where it is intended to integrate these solutions with external systems software and
hardware used shall be compatible with such systems. Alternatively compatibility shall
be ensured by using appropriate ways and the like, at no additional cost.

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1.04

SYSTEM DESCRIPTION:
The provided system shall follow a compliance with all relevant ISO guidelines in respect of
system protocol. It shall generally include and perform; but not limited to the following.
A.

Construction Site Cameras and Digital Video streaming Server system containing
at least six (6) numbers installed at designated site locations and capable of the
following functions but not limited to:
1.

Providing video imagery of the site in real time day and night.

2.

Location of cameras shall be pole mounted (adjustable height) and movable to


allow remote inspection of all critical construction operations (to be identified
and instructed by Engineer). Securing of the poles to prevent shaking of
cameras should be ensured.

3.

On site video streaming server(s) capable of High definition streaming of


construction site cameras. The required connectivity charges shall not involve
extra costs at any stage of project.

4.

Video server shall have options to control all camera remotely (through
website) or from local network via secure access.

5.

Video server shall be capable of publishing the LIVE content & being viewed
remotely over the Internet through secure access (not public access) as
Each user will have a unique username and a password for
authentication.

b.

Users when authenticated can view selected site cameras.

c.

Should have capacity to serve 20 simultaneous online viewers.

d.

All users visiting site shall be tracked and kept record of such user
activity and a report shall be produced for the Engineer when required.

6.

All connectivity and wiring required to connect all cameras to main site network
shall be provided by the contractor.

7.

All cameras will be mounted on adjustable height poles, 8meters maximum


height. Their locations shall be movable as per the Engineers request at NO
EXTRA cost.

8.

If the existing cameras do not provide sufficient coverage of construction


activity as decided by the Engineer then the contractor shall provide additional
cameras where needed to monitor construction activity as instructed by the
Engineer; for which no extra charges shall apply.

9.

Large wall mounted LCD Display (40inch LCD) unit at Engineers designated
location for monitoring cameras on the site.

10.

All camera and related equipment shall remain property of contractor and will
be returned to contractor at the end of project.

Project Website should be designed and implemented with approvals from the
Engineer with below mentioned features.
1.

Website should be a CMS driven solution

2.

Multi-level user management for accessibility and data management on project


website.

3.

Domain name should be decided by the Engineer and should be a .kw, country
specific TLD.

4.

All the registrations and ownership of selected domains shall be exclusively in


the name of client for the complete project tenure.

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5.

Registration of this domain shall be provided by a locally registered company in


State of Kuwait.

6.

Website shall have a backup solution to recover from hacking and / or system
related issues.

7.

All information to be posted on the website shall be approved / provided by the


Engineer and shall be kept as a record for future references and hence be
maintained by the contractor.

8.

Contractor must provide all required/related application/software/ licenses for


the operation of website during the project tenure.

9.

Hosting on a web hosting provider through dedicated / virtual server either local
or remote and a fully replicated backup setup shall be made on a local server
as well in case of any disaster related problem.

10.

Web site should be compliant with latest mobile platform (e.g.: Android / iOS)
through mobile apps or mobile browsers.

Network and Infrastructure


Contractor shall provide all Cameras and related network infrastructure to complete the
system as below but not limited to:

1.05

1.

All camera connectivity through wired or wireless network shall be provided

2.

Any type connectivity shall not constrain the required functions of cameras and
related video streaming solution

3.

The contractor shall provide secure access to the network through firewalls or
related security modules.

4.

Adequate rack space or server mounting space in a 24/7 environmentally


controlled weather protected room shall be provided by the contractor to house
Camera and related server equipment.

5.

A redundant power supply shall be provided with UPS backup for the cameras
and related serves and network equipment. Power to the cameras and servers
shall not be switched off for any reason without ensuring that there is sufficient
UPS capacity to keep cameras and servers operational during any electrical
maintenance work.

6.

All backup operations and related routines will be responsibility of contractor.

Internet Link 5Mbps dedicated internet link with a backup wireless link with equal
capacity shall be provided on the site with:
1.

Dedicated Public IP addresses adequate to publish required video and web


server from the site shall be provided by the contractor

2.

Physical Firewall to be installed on the site for the internet security.

3.

Each link should be from a different ISP to help reduce any down time.

4.

The Link provided shall be adequate for a minimum of 5 dedicated online


viewers at full capacity.

SUBMITTALS
Three (3) copies of the following shall be submitted under provisions of the General
Conditions of Contract. These, being a critical part of the job, shall be prepared in a
professional manner and submitted in one or more file(s) / book(s) each (A4 size open flat
files or hardbound volumes), if single volume will limit its use.
A.

Project Documentation (Preliminary) in English and Arabic; to be provided for project


initiation phase within one week from date of signing of contract. It shall contain
information and details required at time of inception of project and shall serve as a
master plan for deployment.

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B.

1.06

1.

Details of solutions to be provided with details of stages to be followed during


the implementation

2.

Schedule of implementation and related diagrams

3.

Construction Site Camera specifications and descriptions of all salient features


associated with the systems and how video data is interfaced with website in an
easy to understand format

4.

Website designing and development plan including schedule of development

5.

System security and accessibility plan

6.

Backup and recovery plan

Project Documentation to be submitted in English and Arabic within ONE (1) month
from the date of enterprise: Job specific volume containing the following in separate
sections with indexes. Sections not submitted shall be marked with the date by which
that section will be supplied. One set of these documents shall be maintained at site at
all times.
1.

Functional Description: Overall solution tasks and functioning. Separate sheet


for each functioning unit.

2.

Overview of the Project Website and listing of the different areas on a site map
and their functions.

3.

Drawings: Supplied in plastic drawing covers and clipped into the volume,
containing:
a.

Flow diagrams of cameras, website and its related modules

b.

Schematic diagrams of the location related hardware, pole mounts and


related system components.

c.

Network layout showing how all equipment in a. is connected by wired


network and specific names and IP address of all equipment.

d.

Full Backup and recovery plan including disaster recovery plan with
measures and requirements of disaster recovery and schedule of all
project with related data structure being planned on the backup media.

4.

Website documentation, user and administration guide

5.

A customized bi-lingual user manual containing all common operational


functions and usage procedure for the designated personnel is to be submitted
to for Engineer for approval and distribution to the concerned.

6.

User list and their system access levels

GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED


IP ............................................. Internet Protocol version 4
On Line .................................... State when a data on a network is available for I/O.
Period of Operation ................. Starting from the Date of Enterprise till the Date of Substantial
completion plus three months as certified by the Engineer.
Software License ..................... Include any form of document or agreement, which may limit the
client's use of the software resident in the PIMS
Uptime ..................................... Amount of time within a 24 hour period a system is active or
available for servicing requests
Camera ................................... Construction Site PTZ Camera from approved brands listed,
including their Housing (IP 65/66), pole mount brackets and
related material necessary for installation of each unit.
CMS ........................................ Content Management System

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TLD.......................................... Top Level Domain


Internet .................................... Public internet connectivity from the site through multiple links
for publishing video streams website users and for the use of
site staff
Wireless Internet ..................... Wireless link through point to point radio link from ISP to SITE
office via Microwave links.
ISP........................................... Internet Service Provider located in State of Kuwait
UPS ......................................... Uninterruptible power supply
Pole Mounts ............................ Variable height metal monopole towers.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
2.01

GENERAL
A.

2.02

Acceptable Manufacturers for Construction Site Camera


1.

EarthCam Inc., USA

2.

OxBlue, USA

3.

Lumenera Corporation, USA

4.

Approved alternatives / substitutions under provisions of the General Conditions


of Contract

CONSTRUCTION SITE CAMERA


A.

Wide Angle outdoor PTZ camera with the following capability:


1.

At least 10x optical zoom capable of at least 6 Megapixel images

2.

Capable of operating in temperatures of at least - 2 to 60 degrees Celsius.

3.

Capable of HD Streaming Video

4.

Remote controllable with Pan, Tilt and Zoom.

B.

Camera to be housed in IP 65, 66 rated camera enclosure.

C.

Construction Site Cameras output will be live stream video.

D.

Live stream video shall be viewable via password protected web interface & capable of
simultaneous viewing by 5 users through a video server at a minimum of 10 fps.
Engineers designated personnel to monitor site activity and review activity on any given
day.

E.

Site cameras shall be mounted on the metal monopole towers and required protective
base and mounting mechanisms as appropriate shall be included.

F.

1.

All poles Monopoles will be of 8 meters height and locations should be movable
as instructed by Engineer from time to time for project construction monitoring
purpose. The monopoles must be stabilized with appropriate mechanisms to
prevent swaying / shaking.

2.

Initially Cameras will be mounted on a lower part of poles to give a clear view of
project construction while with the construction work going on the height of
camera will be increased to accommodate a clear view of Construction
activities.

Wired or wireless connectivity of cameras to main video server shall be provided

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2.03

2.04

2.05

PROJECT WEB SITE


A.

Contractor is to setup a Project website for access via Internet. Content on the website
will be finalized in consultation with the Engineer. The domain name should be
registered in agreement with the Engineer and for a minimum of 5 years. Domain
should be registered in the Engineers name and complete domain registration details
should be provided to the Engineer.

B.

Any changes to the website per the Engineers instructions should not involve extra
cost.

C.

Website must be hosted on a dedicated / virtual server and should have redundant
hardware backup to maintain an uptime of 99%. All hosting details including control
panel and ftp username and passwords must be provided in a sealed cover along with
submittal reports to the Engineer.

INTERNET LINK
A.

Contractor is to provide a dedicated 5Mbps internet link on the site dedicated only for
cameras and video streaming.

B.

Contractor is to provide a backup internet link via Point to Point wireless connectivity.

C.

Each internet link must be from different ISPs to ensure full redundancy in case of
failure of one of them.

D.

A dedicated physical firewall shall be installed on the client premises to secure client
from any security threats as a result of internet link

SERVERS AND NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE


A.

All servers provided by the client should be from a certified international vendor

B.

All servers must be rack mountable with on a 24U Rack to be provided by the
Contractor.

PART 3 EXECUTION
3.01

3.02

INSTALLATION
A.

Contractor to install a fully functional system in compliance with reference standards,


local / international codes.

B.

Wiring shall be installed in such a way that minimizes coupling of electromagnetic and
electrostatic interference on low voltage signals and data wiring.

TESTING
A.

Specialist shall demonstrate the hardware and software(s) to the Engineer and
Engineers team; by in-house simulation prior to implementing on site.

B.

System demonstrations shall be conducted within one month of Date of signing of


contract. A minimum of one week's written notice shall be given and the Engineer's
written consent obtained, prior to such demonstrations.

C.

A detailed functional testing shall be conducted by an expert designated by Engineer for


approvals of deployed solution.

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3.03

3.04

TRAINING OF ENGINEERS PERSONNEL


A.

During the Period of Operation designated administrator shall perform required day to
day operations and as instructed by Engineer.

B.

Advanced one time training for designated Engineers staff / users shall be provided
including customization and maintenance associated with the system, including but not
limited to:
1.

Installation of software for Engineers staff / users.

2.

System setup and operation.

3.

Troubleshooting and System maintenance procedures

4.

Web site details and modification

5.

Maximum trainees will be 25 in number divided in batches of 10 with 2 hours


training session for each batch.

MAINTENANCE
A.

Requirements of General Conditions of Contract shall be referred to and complied with


as appropriate, without prejudice to the requirements stated herein.

B.

Corrective actions / modifications made on the Website and Camera during Period of
Operation shall be updated on the written user documentation and to the users.

C.

Any updates or changes to Website and Cameras shall be informed to and approved by
the Engineer in advance. Supplementary training shall be provided in modified or new
functions. Software updating shall be done outside of regular working hours.

D.

The hardware and software provided by the contractor remain the property of the
contractor and must be maintained by the contractor and shall be in working condition.

E.

Replacements for any non-functioning / defective / damaged hardware and software


systems / components are to be provided on the same day of failure from spares that
are to be kept by the contractor.

F.

Contractor must keep at least one spare construction monitoring camera on site to
provide immediate service.

END OF SECTION

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